There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux by plane, bus, train, rideshare or car

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Fly  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bordeaux (BOD) BCN - BOD

$38 - $170

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean 721 / ...

$23 - $120

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Train  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Girona A / ...
  2. Take the train from Girona to Port Bou Ir / ...
  3. Take the train from Cerbère to Narbonne
  4. Take the train from Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean Ic

$96 - $160

Bus ALSA  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona/Sants to Toulouse
  2. Take the bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux

$44 - $75

Rideshare  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Barcelone to Bordeaux 397.9 miles

$49

Drive  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Bordeaux 398 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux is to rideshare which costs 41€ and takes 7 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 4 h 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Barcelona and arriving at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Bordeaux. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Bordeaux-St-Jean via Girona, Cerbère and Narbonne. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 3 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Bordeaux is 444 km. The road distance is 636.7 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 55 min and costs 19€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 30€ - 150€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 19€ - 110€ and takes 8 h 55 min, you could also train, which costs 80€ - 140€ and takes 10 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Bordeaux.
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  • Distance: 277.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Bordeaux, France?

Vueling Airlines and easyJet fly from Barcelona to Bordeaux 3 times a day. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 8 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Barcelona to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Train operators
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Girona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Website
renfe.com
Train from Girona to Port Bou
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Cerbère to Narbonne
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Narbonne to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $130
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Barcelona City Center to Bordeaux City Centre
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Barcelona Nord to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Barcelona/Sants to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Toulouse to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
isilines.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar.es
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Barcelone to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$49
Book at
blablacar.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Bordeaux Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bordeaux, Bordeaux Saint-Jean station.

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Barcelona to Bordeaux train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Bordeaux-St-Jean station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Bordeaux is 637 km. It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to drive from Barcelona to Bordeaux.

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easyJet and Vueling Airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Bordeaux Airport.

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Book your Barcelona to Bordeaux bus tickets online with FlixBus, Distribusion and Busbud.

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There are 904+ hotels available in Bordeaux. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Barcelona and Bordeaux. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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